Lartigue Monorail & Museum

Things to do in County Kerry, Ireland - Lartigue Monorail & Museum - YourDaysOut
John B Keane Road, Listowel, County Kerry
May 1st- September 9th |Daily 13:00 to 16.30; September 17th - September 30th | Daily 13:00 to 16.30
Adult - EUR 6.00 Child - EUR 3.00 Family - EUR 15.00
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Located in Listowel, County Kerry, the Lartigue Monorail offers visitors of all ages the opportunity to experience a unique form of rail travel. The original steam-powered monorail (designed by Frenchman Charles Lartigue) ran for nine miles between Listowel and the seaside resort of Ballybunion. Operating from 1888 to 1924, it carried passengers, livestock and freight along a rail supported on A-shaped trestles. Nowadays, your visit includes a short demonstration journey on a full-scale diesel-powered replica of the original monorail. During the journey, you will experience the unique features of the monorail and will observe its ingenious switching system. Before or after your journey, you can visit the Lartigue Museum to watch film of...

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